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Fabricating Society, 13th International Conference of Digital Fabrication
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Wednesday, August 2 • 14:30 - 18:30
205 Hands on assistive devices (MyOrthotics 2.0) (2 days) FULL

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Bio inspired structures and human interaction are infinite source of inspiration applied in wearables, rehabilitation, prosthetics and other assistive devices.The process of making assistive devices has until recent years been a long and expensive individualized process, requiring detailed development and bespoke labor by physical therapists and manufacturers. We will explore the digital craftsmanship, using digital manufacturing (design of patterns, 3D Scanning, 3D Printing and electronics) to produce an individual DIY solution for disabilities of the hand and arm that will allow patients, therapists, and practitioners to develop this assistive device in collaborative maker spaces.

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adriana cabrera

Scientific Assistant, Fab Lab Kamp-Lintfort
She is scientific assistant in the FabLab Kamp-Lintfort, Germany, at the University of Applied Sciences Rhine Waal. Originally from Colombia,she works in different areas of design & tangible interaction. Having a background in Industrial Design, she complemented her studies in MFA... Read More →

Wednesday August 2, 2017 14:30 - 18:30 PDT
Centro de Extension Universidad Catolica O'Higgins, Av Libertador Bernardo O'Higgins 390, Santiago, Región Metropolitana